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  • Carroll County Senior Center - June 20, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026


    Wednesday, June 20: Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, June 21: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 22: Ladder Ball, 10 a.m.; ice cream social, 11:45 a.m.

    Monday, June 25: Food facts with Amy, 10:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, June 26: Sweet tooth bingo, 10 a.m.

    Wednesday, June 27: Lets play rook, 10 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - June 20, 2012

    Wednesday, June 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m., Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; Tom Sieling, “Howl at the Moon with a Wild Thing Tune Show”, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie: We Bought a Zoo, 2 p.m.; beginning embroidery, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, June 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

  • Carroll County Clerk receives $1,575 grant to preserve local records through scanning

    Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh has received a $1,575 grant from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records. KDLA is an agency of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

    Sixty-six grants have been awarded for a total of $1,321,474 from fiscal year 2012 Local Records Grant Program funds. During the program’s 26-year history, a total of more than $19 million has been distributed across Kentucky and included grants to all 120 counties.

  • Family welcomes baby daughter

    Shane and Rita Power of Owenton would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Makenzie Brooke Power, born Monday, March 26, 2012, at 11:43 p.m. at Frankfort Regional Hospital in Frankfort, Ky. She weighed 5 pounds 11 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Melba Taylor of Carrollton, and John and Charlotte Carter of Trimble County.

    Paternal grandparents are Scott and Joan Power of Owenton.

    Great-grandparents are Katherine Carter of Carrollton and Eula “Poppy” Perkins of Owenton.

  • Non-calorie sweetner makes for a tasty dessert

    What’s for dessert? This is the question I always get whenever I cook a meal. 

    I must admit I like dessert too — maybe too much — after all, that’s one of the very first things I ever learned to cook at age nine. So, it just might be inevitable that people will ask me that very important question.

  • Battle mosquitos by eliminating places for them to breed

    Along with the joys of summertime outdoor activities comes the not-so-joyful likelihood of encountering mosquitoes. 

    While we cannot control the entire outdoors, there are control measures you can take around your home, farm and business to eliminate potential breeding sites that provide the quiet, non-flowing water these bothersome pests need to develop.

    You can decrease mosquito populations by depriving them of places to breed. However, eliminating these sites often is easier said than done, because these locations are not always obvious. 

  • Extension program explores Tasty Travels across America

    I would like to invite all interested food lovers to attend “Tasty Travels across America,” a special culinary program at the Boone County Extension office Tuesday, July 24 to enjoy a meal “by the bite”  while exploring familiar and new foods relating to the geography of our country and state food cultures.

    The program will be presented at noon and again at 6 p.m. This program will explore recipes from our Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Living Well Cookbook.

  • Cleaning up at River Sweep

    River Sweep 2012 took place on Saturday, June 16. The event was sponsored by Carrollton Main Street Program, with corporate support from North American Stainless. Dow Corning purchased lunch for the participants. The event also received the support of Carroll County Fiscal Court, the city of Carrollton and Carroll County Detention Center.

  • FSA county committee nominations sought

    Kentucky’s USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director John McCauley wants to remind farmers and landowners that local Farm Service Agency county committee nominations began Friday, June 15.